Earth Wind and Fire Play The Seminole Hard Rock July 1
Multi-platinum “Shining Stars” Earth, Wind & Fire Return to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on July 1
Tickets on Sale Friday, June 1 at Noon
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Multi-platinum “Shining Stars” Earth, Wind & Fire will bring back their elemental and spiritual brand of funk and pop to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on July 1, 2012 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1 at noon.
Fans can expect to hear some of their blockbuster smashes including “Shining Star,” “Sing a Song,” “Getaway,” “September,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “After the Love Has Gone” and “Let’s Groove.”
Legendary band Earth, Wind, & Fire (EWF) is one of the most important, innovative and commercially invincible contemporary Pop / R&B music forces of the 20th century.
The group has had a remarkable and celebrated career spanning over four decades with 23 albums, eight #1 R&B singles and eight double platinum Top 10 Pop Albums. They have earned more than 50 gold and platinum albums and have sold over 90 million albums worldwide earning them a place on the list of best selling music artists. EWF have received 20 Grammy Award nominations and have won six awards as a group; its founding members (Maurice White and Philip Bailey), individually, have won two each, totaling eight Grammy Awards.
The band’s influence has been cited by many of today’s contemporary music artists including Usher, Beyonce, Prince, Alicia Keys and Mary J. Blige who re-recorded one of the band’s hit songs, “Imagination.” Their songs have also been sampled by many artists including A Tribe Called Quest, Wyclef Jean, Jay Z, The Fugees, Amerie, LL Cool J, De La Soul, Common, Naughty By Nature, P. Diddy, The Roots, Will Smith, Cee-Lo, MC Lyte and Lisa Left Eye Lopes.
EWF has performed at Super Bowl XXIX, the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards Shows and for Presidents Clinton and Obama. President Obama even declared in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine that the group was among his favorites.
EWF’s career achievements are numerous. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have received a star on both the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood’s Rockwalk. They have been honored with a Vocal Group Hall of Fame Award, American Music Awards and Lifetime Achievement honors from ASCAP, NAACP and the BET Awards. In 2010 Philip Bailey, Maurice White and Verdine White were inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.
The band’s new album Now, Then & Forever a compilation will be released in September of this year.
Tickets are $50, $65, $80 and $90*; all seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply
About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 2005, and has regularly hosted South Florida’s greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com .
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold ‘em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player’s Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef’s Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 136 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 18 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 23 boutique shops, 13 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .
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